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This week: Ellicottville blues, BPO plays Mozart, Disney on Ice hits Buffalo

The Buffalo News 18 Jan 2022
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra plays "Magnificent Mozart." ... While Mozart's "Magic Flute," a collaboration with the Nickel City Opera, had to be postponed due to Covid-19 precautions, the BPO has pivoted rapidly to another program of the Austrian composer's works.
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Does the Pope prefer vinyl?

The Salem News 17 Jan 2022
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has long lamented that he can't walk around town unnoticed like he used to before becoming pope ... But he added. “You can’t lose your sense of humor.” ... He became pope in 2013 ... Francis, who grew up listening to opera on the radio and loves tango, Mozart and Wagner, didn’t buy anything this time around ... All rights reserved ... .
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The Marriage of Figaro, Royal Opera House review — a vintage run of a classic staging

The Times/The Sunday Times 16 Jan 2022
Antonio Pappano has returned to what he concedes is “probably my favourite Mozart opera”, with a mostly Italian cast and contemporary resonances ... .
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All the fun of the fair: This revival of Figaro is tasteful and the pronunciation ...

The Daily Mail 15 Jan 2022
The Marriage Of Figaro. Royal Opera House, London Until January 27. Rating. ... Many happy returns for her, I hope ... Those of us who regularly attend country-house operas know there are some outstanding British and British-based Mozart singers. Where are they at the heavily state-subsidised Royal Opera? The casting director should get out more ... .
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Bad luck: Pope acknowledges he got caught at record store

The St Marys Daily Press 15 Jan 2022
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has long lamented that he can't walk around town unnoticed like he used to before becoming pope ... But he added. “You can’t lose your sense of humor.” ... He became pope in 2013 ... Francis, who grew up listening to opera on the radio and loves tango, Mozart and Wagner, didn’t buy anything this time around ... ....
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Pope acknowledges he got caught at record store

Times Free Press 15 Jan 2022
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has long lamented that he can't walk around town unnoticed like he used to before becoming pope ... But he added. "You can't lose your sense of humor." ... He became pope in 2013 ... Francis, who grew up listening to opera on the radio and loves tango, Mozart and Wagner, didn't buy anything this time around ... ___ ... ....
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Bad luck: Pope Francis acknowledges he was caught on camera at record store

The Oregonian 14 Jan 2022
ROMEPope Francis has long lamented that he can’t walk around town unnoticed like he used to before becoming pope ... But he added. “You can’t lose your sense of humor.” ... He became pope in 2013 ... Francis, who grew up listening to opera on the radio and loves tango, Mozart and Wagner, didn’t buy anything this time around ... --The Associated Press ... ....
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Pope slips out of Vatican to visit record shop, gets CD

Johnson City Press 13 Jan 2022
ROMEPope Francis grew up listening to the opera on the radio, is a fan of Argentine tango and thinks Mozart “lifts you to God.” ... He had made an unannounced visit that was caught on camera by a Vatican reporter who happened to be nearby ... All rights reserved ... ....
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The “uncompromising” and versatile opera singer Maria Ewing dies at 71

The Los Angeles Times 13 Jan 2022
Ewing studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music before making her 1976 debut at the Met in Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro.” She went on to sing in nearly 100 performances at the Met, and appeared in opera houses and festivals around the world, including La Scala in Milan, ...
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Bailey's Bundle: January 2022

All About Jazz 13 Jan 2022
The recording opens with a muscular performance of Beethoven's "Ah, perfido!," which anticipated the composer's lone opera, Fidelio and its heroine, Leonore ... These works necessarily existed in the shadow of Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A major, K ... One need not speak Italian to enjoy opera and one need not speak Icelandic to enjoy.
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Imax movie, sandhill cranes, Broadway's Frankie Valli show on this weekend's Chattanooga-area entertainment calendar

Times Free Press 13 Jan 2022
A history fair, a sandhill crane festival and a fandom convention are among the events in the Chattanooga area over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend ... Meanwhile, these events have been canceled or postponed. ... 13 to March 10 ... 21 ... 4-6. — Chattanooga Symphony & Opera's "Mozart & Haydn" Chamber Series concert at New City Fellowship on Jan.
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National Obits

News-Press Now 13 Jan 2022
Opera singer Maria Ewing, wife of Peter Hall, dead at 71 ... Ewing made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1976 in Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)" and starred as Blanche de la Force in a new John Dexter production of Poulenc's "Dialogues des Carmélites" in 1977.
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New to the Aria

Salt Lake City Weekly 12 Jan 2022
When most people think of opera, the image is likely of 18th- and 19th-century period pieces, sung in Italian or German, and requiring supertitles ... Contemporary opera is not some unicorn, with rare exceptions peeking up through the canon of Verdi, Puccini and Mozart ... Furthermore, she adds, there's a different focus at play in the creation of opera.
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Pope goes shopping, gets free CD

The Manila Times 12 Jan 2022
Pope Francis grew up listening to the opera on the radio, is a fan of Argentine tango and thinks Mozart "lifts you to God."But it still came as something of a shock to see the 85-year-old pontiff coming out of a downtown Rome ...

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